catena wrote:I just bought Niccolo Machiavelli's "The Art of War" (Da Capo Press) from Borders for just this reason. He talks about the composition and fielding of armies: standing armies vs. mercenaries, how many men in a legion and of which type, where to place cavalry, and some battlefield tactics.
All this said, a Google search on "medieval army" turned up some interesting results.
De Bellis Antiquitatis (medieval armiy orders of battle): http://www.fanaticus.org/DBA/armies/medievals.html
This one is awesome for the large variety of ancient and medieval armies, all presented for wargaming.
OSPREY! I love this company. They are a great source of information on armies of all kinds, with many illustrations. You can find these at Borders, gaming stores, and your local library.
For example, Medieval European Armies at
http://www.ospreypublishing.com/title_d ... 457~per=41
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